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onerous - burdensome
gruesome - grisly; horrible
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
bicker - quarrel
brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
obnoxious - offensive; disagreeable; Ex. obnoxious smell
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive